From Whatnots

Anything that doesn’t fall under any category


The 2AM Call

BATANGAS, Philippines — She stood by the road just across our house in Batangas and waited there. She had stayed with my parents for almost a month, and it was time to head back home. The bus would be leaving at 3am, and she needed to catch a jeepney that would take her to the…

diary do not read

The Witty Planner 2013

“Don’t panic!” screamed the February 13 page of my planner. “Valentine’s Day na po bukas.” And just like that, I panicked like all the men and women who promised themselves last year that they would finally be with someone come the Day of Hearts. I’m panicking for a different reason. After all, I’m in a…

Adele Florence

My Top 20 Most Played Songs of 2012

Woohoo! It’s the first day of the year and I’m doing two of my favorite things in the world — blogging and sound tripping. While I appreciate all genres of music (yep, even Gospel despite my being atheist), there is a big hole in my heart that only good pop music can fill. And I’m…

Christina Aguilera Not Myself Tonight

Media These Days and Christina Aguilera

Media these days. I don’t understand the hate and shade that have been thrown by the entertainment press towards Christina Aguilera. I know that media thrives in controversies but I can’t believe they will go this far or this low to spin stories or create something out of nothing. It is absolutely disgusting. Take a…

Y Tu Mama Tambien

The Poser Phase

Y Tu Mama Tambien. Everyone nodded in approval. I heard a couple of Wows and someone quipped “Great choice.��? I was at a college organization’s Orientation of Applicants. I was an applicant, scared shitless. Y Tu Mama Tambien was what I blurted out when I realized it was my turn to share what my favorite…

Lost in the Dark

On Being 26 and Lost: The Birthday Post

I was drinking the other night and in between gulps of beer and shots of tequila, I realized that I still had not blogged about my birthday. I turned 26 last Tuesday. I have been busy. Yes, I quit my full-time job two months ago. Yes, I stay at home, in front of my laptop…